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CSRD Takes Stand Against Commercial Water Extraction in Rural Golden

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) will be developing a policy that does not support the extraction of freshwater for commercial bottled water sales...

Researchers Measure 71 Inorganic Elements in Liquids Simultaneously

A method for simultaneous measurement of 71 inorganic elements in liquids, including water, beverages, and biological fluids, offers to make element testing faster, more...

P.E.I.’s Draft Water Act Suggests Strong Regulation

On March 16th, Prince Edward Island released its draft Water Act for public comment. The draft is comprised of existing and new legislation, which...

Poll: Ontario Bottled Water Policy and Public Opinion at Odds

A new poll of 1,500 Ontario residents has revealed discrepancies between the provincial government’s public policies when it comes to the bottled water industry...

Ontario Proposes $500 Increase in Water Taking Fee

Ontario has released a statement indicating that intends to raise the water taking fee for water bottlers by $500 per million litres of groundwater...

Water Bottling is a Sideshow: Bigger Issues Need to be Addressed

Water bottling companies like Nestlé take a lot of water out of the ground in Ontario and put it in plastic bottles. Every time...

Is Ontario’s Moratorium on Water-Taking for Bottling Effective?

The Ontario government announced its two-year moratorium on new or expanded water-taking permits for companies who bottle water. The province’s moratorium bans new water bottling...

Prince Edward Island Places Temporary Ban on Bottled Water

The government of Prince Edward Island has placed a temporary moratorium on bottled water production until its new Water Act is in place. The order...

Canadian Bottled Water Association Responds to Ontario’s Moratorium

The Canadian Bottled Water Association has issued a response to the Ontario government's two-year moratorium on new or expanded water takings from groundwater by...

Wellington Water Watchers Public Opposition to Nestlé Waters Canada

Wellington Water Watchers (WWW) opposes Nestlé’s permits and similar ones, because the wholesale removal of water for profit practised by water extractors, such as...

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